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Samsung UE55ES8000Q

Samsung UE55ES8000Q
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A fully featured and multi award winning Full HD television, with an Editor's Choice award from six expert review websites and 10 further awards from other expert sites
65" Full HD No 30.8mm Apr 2012 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung UE55ES8000Q Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Samsung UE55ES8000Q as follows:
92
Reviews
62 Reviews + 16 Awards
85
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
5 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this television to others. This TV has received 16 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Overclockersonline.net plus five other sites and a "Recommended" award from Hardwarezone.com.ph plus four other sites. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However this Samsung TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
The UE55ES8000Q has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £130 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report it is a good size, product quality and superior picture quality. However they also report that it is difficult to use.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Very thin
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Intuitive interaction with voice and motion control
Enjoy smarter viewing with enhanced content and features
Renew your TV, every year
Complete your viewing experience with ultimate picture quality
Revolutionary TV design that catches your eye that transforms your living

Samsung UE55ES8000Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

16 Industry Awards

This TV has received 16 awards from expert review sites.

This television was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review sites Overclockersonline.net, Techradar, Techradar.com/au/, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.com.au and Good Gear Guide.com.au all of whom concluded that this TV was staggeringly good.

The authors at review sites Hardwarezone.com.ph, Trusted Reviews, Pcactual.com, Avforums.com and M3.idg.se all concluded that they would endorse this TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of review websites Uk.hardware.info and Hardware.info both said that this Samsung TV was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

The experts at two additional expert review sites thought that this TV was very good. This television received a "Best Buy" award from website Itproportal.com who decided it was was very good and it received a Flatpanelshd.com "Highly Recommended" award.

The author at one additional expert review site said that this TV was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "4 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

50 experts from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this television on average 85%.

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Average User Reviews

Based on 12 user reviews this television has an average user rating of 77 out of 100. 7 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Difficult to Use

Two owners agreed that it was not easy to use the menus.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 107,866 expert and user reviews (including 49,831 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was thin.

  • Appearance of this product with a thin bezel really fantastic…
    Cnwintech.com December 2012
  • It doesn't seem quite as big as that number suggests thanks to a remarkably slim bezel.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Three people who purchased the product thought it was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Picture Quality

Three people considered that this TV had good picture quality.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. The UE55ES8000Q is typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the UE55ES8000Q will cost £130 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This TV was released in April 2012.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the UE55ES8000Q of 65" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UE55ES8000Q does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Very Thin

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Samsung UE55ES8000Q's thickness of only 30.8mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thinner than 94% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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3D

The UE55ES8000Q is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE55ES8000Q supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE55ES8000Q supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port

The UE55ES8000Q has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) port, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) port.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The UE55ES8000Q has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The UE55ES8000Q has an audio input for DVI. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The UE55ES8000Q has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

TVs have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz. The Samsung UE55ES8000Q's high frequency rate of 800Hz is faster than 90% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55ES8000Q supports Picture-in-Picture. 78% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Skype

Skype

The Samsung UE55ES8000Q supports Skype, unlike 97% of TVs which do not support Skype.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The UE55ES8000Q has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of televisions which do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The UE55ES8000Q supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The Samsung UE55ES8000Q supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Has a DVI Port

The Samsung UE55ES8000Q has a DVI port. 96% of TVs do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The UE55ES8000Q has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features Voice Control

The UE55ES8000Q features voice control. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UE55ES8000Q has an ECO mode. 91% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55ES8000Q features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55ES8000Q supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Samsung UE55ES8000Q has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports BD Wise

The UE55ES8000Q supports BD Wise, unlike 92% of TVs which do not support BD Wise.

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Energy Star Certified

The UE55ES8000Q is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of televisions which are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55ES8000Q supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55ES8000Q features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Face Detection

The UE55ES8000Q supports face detection, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support face detection.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung UE55ES8000Q has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Full HD Display

The UE55ES8000Q has a Full HD display. 95% of TVs do not have a Full HD display.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Samsung UE55ES8000Q of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 24% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue55es8090sxzg, samsung ue55es8000uxxu, ue55es8000sxxnzilver, samsung bn9405997u, samsung bn9405586f, samsung bn9405996a, samsung es8000za, ue55es8000sxxc, ue55es8000q, ue55es8005u

Barcodes:

08806071834771, 08806071836164, 08806071837017, 08806071837024, 08806071864808, 08806071864815, 08806071873824, 08806085000575, 08806085069060

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UE55ES8000Q

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